Von der Scotomia oder Hauptsucht
From Theatrum Paracelsicum
I. Basic information
Printing History, Manuscripts. A short (one-page) text in a Kassel manuscript on eyes disease that purports to be taken from a work of Paracelsus.
Editions. Not edited by Huser. Tacitly edited by Sudhoff in Paracelsus, Sämtliche Werke, I/14: 388.
Relationship between different versions. Only one known version.
Structure, genre/form, perspective, style.
Relationship to other texts.
Authenticity, authorship. Sudhoff does not exactly deny its authenticity but says that he does not know of any such work.
Time of writing. Further study required.
- Kassel, Landesbibliothek: 2° Ms. chem. 3, f. 167r
First printed: not printed before Sudhoff (1933)
Essential bibliography: Sudhoff, Paracelsus-Handschriften, 704, 778 n° I/6